Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (probably, published)

  • Date:

    1771 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Delafosse, Jean-Charles, born 1734 - died 1789 (designer)
    Berthault, Pierre-Gabriel, born 1748 - died 1819 (engraver)
    Chéreau, J.-B. fils (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.576-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 151

Physical description

Engraving. One of three plates from a set of six. Designs for torchères, cassolettes and tables.

Place of Origin

Paris (probably, published)

Date

1771 (published)

Artist/maker

Delafosse, Jean-Charles, born 1734 - died 1789 (designer)
Berthault, Pierre-Gabriel, born 1748 - died 1819 (engraver)
Chéreau, J.-B. fils (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 22.5 to 23 cm plate, Width: 37 to 37.5 cm plate, Height: 22.5 to 25.6 cm paper, Width: 37 to 41 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print designed by Jean-Charles Delafosse, engraved by Berthault and published by J.-B. Chéreau in La Nouvelle Iconologie, 1771. One of three plates from a set of six. Designs for torchères, cassolettes and tables.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller's catalogue.
Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller’s catalogue.

Production Note

First edition of La Nouvelle Iconologie published in 1768. Second edition published by J.-B. Chéreau fils in 1771.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Cassolettes; Tables; Torchères; Engraved ornament

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.